The Patrol Division is comprised of the sworn patrol deputies, civilian personnel and volunteers.
Patrol personnel are responsible for handling calls and acting on observations made while patrolling the unincorporated areas of the county, the contract cities covered by the Sheriff’s Office and assisting the police departments within other cities of the county.
Some of the patrol personnel are also members of special teams within the division. Field Operation personnel serve on the:
Crowd Control Team
Department’s Honor Guard Team
District Deputies in the Community Policing Program
Field Training Officers
Regional Air Support Unit
Civilian personnel in the Patrol Division serve as Animal Control Officers and Community Service Officers. Animal Control Officers deal with all types of domestic animals in the county and Community Service Officer assist patrol personnel with low risk calls to include reports, vehicle inspections, abandoned vehicles and crime prevention.